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Steelers to wear patch commemorating first championship

By Mike Florio

It took the Steelers 42 years to win an NFL championship. It’s been 40 years since that happened. The Steelers have announced that the team will wear a patch to commemorate the victory in Super Bowl IX by wearing a patch against the Saints on Sunday, November 30. The Steelers […]

Steelers Hire Former Viking Assistant As Running Backs Coach

By Jonathon Sharp

PITTSBURGH (AP) — The Pittsburgh Steelers have hired former Minnesota Vikings assistant James Saxon as the team’srunning backs coach.

Saxon replaces Kirby Wilson, who left the Steelers to take the same position in Minnesota earlier this week.

Saxon will try to help revitalize a running attack that ranked 27th in yards […]

Steelers hire James Saxon as running backs coach

By Mike Wilkening

The Steelers have hired former Vikings running backs coach James Saxon to the same position, the club said on Tuesday afternoon. Saxon, 47, coached the Vikings’ running backs the last three seasons. He previously coached running backs in Miami (2008-2010), Kansas City (2001-2007) and Buffalo (2000). A San Jose State product, […]

Kirby Wilson leaving Steelers for Vikings

By Mike Florio

Two years ago, Kirby Wilson suffered serious burns in a house fire. He made a full recovery, returning to his job as Steelers running backs coach later that same year. Wilson is now moving on from the Steelers. According to Ed Bouchette of the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, Wilson will be joining the […]

What Now? Matt Cassel Leads Vikings To 34-27 Victory In Ponder’s Absence.

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By: Aj Mansour | @AjKFAN

Minneapolis, MN – It’s been a long road to week four for the Minnesota Vikings. Dropping their first four games in dramatic fashion, the Vikings jumped ship and head over to London to square off against the Steelers for a week four […]

Vikings get first win, drop Steelers to 0-4

By Michael David Smith

Both of the teams the NFL sent to London are bad. But only the Steelers are returning home winless.

The Vikings, led by backup quarterback Matt Cassel, jumped out to an early lead and managed to hold on and win 34-27. Minnesota’s defense sealed the win with a sack of Ben […]

Week 4 Preview: Vikings Vs. Steelers

This isn’t exactly the start to the season we were all hoping for, was it? Visions(perhaps delusional, in hindsight) of a return to the playoffs danced in the heads of many fans just a little over three weeks ago. Yet, after three straight weeks of disappointment, the road to the playoffs is looking mighty […]

Chris Cook, Jamarca Sanford out for Vikings

By Josh Alper

The news that Christian Ponder won’t be in the lineup against the Steelers on Sunday was the biggest development in Vikings camp on Friday morning, but he won’t be the only player sidelined for the game because of injury.

Multiple reporters covering the Vikings in London report that cornerback Chris Cook and […]

Christian Ponder takes majority of snaps in Thursday practice

By Josh Alper

The Vikings aren’t ready to make a call on who will start at quarterback against the Steelers on Sunday, but the chances that Christian Ponder gets the nod seemed to improve on Thursday.

Coach Leslie Frazier said that Ponder took the majority of snaps in practice, one day after a rib injury […]

Christian Ponder limited in practice with rib injury

By Josh Alper

The Vikings are already in London for Sunday’s game with the Steelers, which means that they’re further into their working day than those of us in the United States.

And that means that they have already determined that quarterback Christian Ponder is limited in practice because of a rib injury. Coach Leslie […]